Our dairy-based, plant-based and functional proteins can enhance the texture, taste and nutrition of a variety of product formats.
Get your next successful bar to market faster by working with Glanbia Nutritionals for functionally superior ingredients, formulation expertise and technical support, ingredient consistency and quality, and other support.
Avonlac® Whey Protein Concentrates
Whey protein concentrates (WPCs) that offer excellent nutritional value and have a pleasant, creamy flavor. They’re completely soluble across a wide pH range, and are available straight or instantized with protein content from 34% to 80%. Avonlac® is an excellent protein fortification option for early life nutrition, dairy products, dry mixes, powder drink mixes and bakery products.
BarFlex® Whey Proteins
Whey protein isolates (WPI) and concentrates (WPC) that enable 100% whey formulations, minimize bar hardening and extends the shelf life of nutritional bars. It’s an excellent source of high-quality protein that gives bars a clean flavor and a long-lasting, chewy texture.
barGAIN® Protein Blends
A unique combination of dairy and plant proteins designed to enhance bar functionality, providing a softer texture, an extended shelf life and a clean flavor profile. It’s a complete protein solution for low-to-moderate protein bars, baked goods and cookies.
BarHarvest™ Plant Proteins
Plant protein-based systems (non-soy) designed to deliver protein fortification in emerging plant-based bar, cereal, and snack applications without negatively impacting texture or shelf life. Delivers a variety of textures while minimizing the dryness, brittleness and hardness over shelf life commonly associated with plant proteins.
BarPro® Milk Protein Isolates
Milk protein isolates (MPI) designed to extend the shelf life of nutrition bars and minimize bar hardening. Truly Grass Fed™ option available. They’re an excellent source of high-quality protein with a short texture and a clean flavor profile.
Crunchie™ Milk Protein Crisps
Ideal for bar and snack inclusions, delivering exceptional texture and a hearty crunch to a product throughout shelf life, creating a delightful eating experience. Clean dairy flavor requiring no masking. Visually appealing with consistent shape, size and light color appearance. Contains greater than 74% high quality milk protein for an extra protein boost.
Provon® Whey Protein Isolates
Highly pure whey protein isolates (WPIs) with very low levels of fat and lactose, containing the full spectrum of undenatured proteins naturally found in whey. Neutrally flavored, soluble in a wide pH range and available straight or instantized with protein content of 90%. Truly Grass Fed™ options available. Excellent protein fortification option for powder drink mixes, bars, dairy/frozen desserts and dry mixes.
Solmiko® Milk Proteins
Milk protein concentrates (MPCs) and milk protein isolates (MPIs) that are excellent sources of native casein and whey proteins. They offer superior flavor, solubility and heat stability and are an ideal solution for neutral pH and other applications where low micro counts, functionality and flavor are critical. Truly Grass Fed™ options available. Ideal for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, bars and fresh dairy products.
Thermax® Heat-Stable Whey Proteins
Heat-stable whey proteins that offer excellent nutritional value imparting a clean flavor, depending on degree of hydrolysis. Manufactured from sweet whey using an advanced ultrafiltration process, Thermax® proteins are designed for UHT and retort processing conditions. They’re heat-stable at neutral pH, soluble over a wide pH range and available with protein content from 34% to 90%. An excellent solution for a wide variety of beverages, dairy products and bars and snacks.
Truly Grass Fed™ Proteins
In partnership with our Irish sister company, Glanbia Ireland, the Truly Grass Fed brand offers customers a fully traceable and third party accredited grass fed WPI, MPC and MPI under our Provon®, Solmiko® and BarPro® protein solutions. The Truly Grass Fed brand carries a promise with the Truly Grass Fed seal, a seal which signifies many things including 1) Cows grazed on grass lands for an average of 250 days a year 2) Cows receiving 95% of their nutritional feed from grass 3) Non-GMO Project Verified.
We use advanced processing technologies to make bioactive ingredients that are designed to improve specific physical functions, including weight management, muscle synthesis, mental performance, bone and joint health.
This natural, bioactive milk protein is isolated from fresh, sweet whey using advanced fractionation and separation processing technologies. It’s a natural source of iron, an effective antimicrobial and can support immune function. An excellent solution for infant formula, functional food and beverages and dietary supplements.
All of the benefits of curcumin but white for easier manufacturing. The lack of color and the milder taste and smell make it ideal for many applications such as tablets, capsules, powder drink mixes, functional foods, and gummies.
MenaQ7® Vitamin K2 MK-7
This first-in-class, only clinically researched vitamin K2 (MK-7) binds to calcium that gets lodged along the arterial walls and shuttles it to the bone, where it is needed. Only MenaQ7 is clinically validated and patented for cardiovascular benefits. An excellent solution for tablets, capsules, softgels, powder drink mixes and funtional foods.
This revolutionary, patent-pending peptide carrier technology improves the solubility and absorption of amino acids. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes and nutrition bar formats.
Formulate sleep aids with proven next day cognitive benefits that help promote the body’s own natural melatonin without the addition of hormones, in a more soluble and bioavailable way. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, tablet, capsule and nutrition bar formats.
Whey protein derived ingredient that functions to help increase fat loss and maintain lean muscle for healthy body composition. Excellent solution for powder drink mixes, nutrition bars and snacks.
TruCal® Milk Mineral Complex
Much more than just calcuim, TruCal is a source of natural milk minerals for optimal bone health. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, capsules, tablets, yogurt, nutrition bars, processed dairy products, bakery, cereals and snacks.
Whether you want to select from our extensive library, create a precisely-flavored ingredient blend, neutralize off-notes without adding fillers, or make something completely new, we can give your bars and snacks a flavor people love.
Bare Flavors are ultra-clean label flavors made the way flavors used to be made with nothing to hide! Bare Flavors ingredients are derived from traditional methods based on extracts, essential oils or distillates.
CarbOUT™ Flavors are fully customizable and easily meet low carbohydrate requirements. CarbOUT can reduce carbs 50-100% and increases protein 10+%. Remove filler such as maltodextrin and dextrose, for a more pure, protein-packed product.
Experts in creating nutritional solutions, we are very familiar with the flavor challenges that arise in developing great tasting nutritional products. Based on your goals, our flavor chemists, R&D scientists, and application specialists quickly and reliably deliver delicious flavor solutions that address your unique application challenges. We make nutritious delicious.
Glanbia Nutritionals is an expert in flavoring and masking nutritional products. We have solutions and experience in flavoring and masking vitamins & minerals, protein, plant-based ingredients and an array of other ingredients. Collaborate with us to meet your flavor needs in bars, protein beverages and powdered drink mixes.
XtraPro™ Seasonings are high protein seasonings that increase protein and impart great flavor to healthy snacks. XtraPro Seasonings are fully customizable and are available in plant-based or dairy proteins.
Our vitamins, minerals, amino acids, botanicals and herbs can fortify your Bar products and help your consumers sustain their overall health.
Plant-based nutrition takes on new levels of ease. Our portfolio provides excellent solutions for bars, granola, no-bake doughs, cereals as well as bulk food displays. Our SNACK solutions incorporate our MicroSure™ Plus heat-treatment to ensure our ingredients are safe for ready-to-eat foods.
BarHarvest™ Pea Protein
BarHarvest Pea Protein adds protein fortification, and is an allergen-free, gluten-free, kosher protein ingredient that delivers excellent performance. BarHarvest is designed to improve the shelf life, moisture and soft texture of bars, cookies and other baked goods.
BevChia Protein is an all-natural, chia protein concentrate featuring 30% protein, ALA omega-3 and 42% fiber. It’s non-GMO, hormone-free and gluten-free. Heat treatment with MicroSure™ Plus technology affords additional food safety and guarantees shelf stability for two years. BevChia Protein is an excellent solution for beverages, bars, bakery and gluten-free foods.
HarvestPro Proteins are allergen free, gluten-free and kosher protein ingredients that deliver excellent protein and performance in beverages, creamy foods, snacks, baked products and prepared foods.
SnackChia Solutions provide greater texture and is an excellent source of fiber, protein, calcium and vegetarian ALA Omega-3. Heat treated using our MicroSure™ Plus technology to ensure a safe, stable and fully nutritious ingredient. SnackChia™ is minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten - an excellent solution for bars and snacks.
SnackFlax Solutions provide excellent nutrition and texture with a balance of ALA Omega-3 fiber, protein and superior flavor. Our MeadowPure™ sorting and selection systems ensure SnackFlax ingredients have a guaranteed shelf life of two years. SnackFlax are minimally processed, free of chemicals and are easy to incorporate into a variety of bars and snacks.
SnackFlax Protein is an all-natural vegetarian flax protein concentrate with 35% protein and 32% fiber. SnackFlax Protein is non-GMO, hormone-free, gluten-free and contains ALA omega-3. SnackFlax is heat treated with MicroSure™ Plus technology for additional food safety and guaranteed shelf stability for two years. SnackFlax an excellent solution for beverages, bars, bakery products and gluten-free foods.
SnackQuinoa Solutions have exceptional purity and a delicious clean flavor in a format that is easy to use in snack products. Heat treated with our MicroSure™ Plus technology, SnackQuinoa is minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten - an excellent solution for bars and snacks.
Watson Bakery Ingredients
To make quality baked goods, it takes more than just quality ingredients. It takes the support of experts in baking technology. We help customers make formula adjustments, customize our ingredients to suit their need, and guarantee optimal performance.
Long Life Parve
An all-natural mold inhibitor for yeast-raised products derived from the controlled fermentation of corn syrup or the fermentation of wheat starch depending on the variety. Also available in a certified gluten-free formulation.
Natural Mold Inhibitor OWS2
A blend of organic whole wheat flour and cultured organic wheat starch, designed to increase the mold-free shelf life of natural and organic baked products.
Watson Edible Films
Since the 1960s, Watson’s research and development team has been a pioneer in soluble and edible film technology. Watson’s expertise in film technologies, commitment to quality, and range of processing equipment are unmatched in the industry.
EdiSparklz® Edible Glitter
EdiSparklz are colorful toppings and inclusions that can be used in a wide range of applications. 100% edible, EdiSparklz have no flavor, no sweetness and add no calories. They are available in a wide range of flakes or shapes, and are manufactured in a full spectrum of colors including standard, plant-based and metallic colors. EdiSparklz are a very cost-effective alternative to standard decorative options like sprinkles, and save customers an average of 30% by switching.
TechVantage™- Watson Functionally Optimized Nutrient Technologies
In-house technologies used to improve the functionality of nutrients in your food, beverage and supplement products. Our functionally optimized nutrient portfolio covers a wide variety of categories including vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino acids, sweeteners, carbohydrates, fats (oils), fibers and acids.
Functionally optimized benefits include:
- easier material handling in a powder form
- reduction in overages resulting in cost savings
- standardized particle size for more uniform distribution in a blend
- potency protection and stability during processing and shelf life
- flavor and odor masking of objectionable tasting ingredients
- easy dispersion and improved solubility in solution
NutraShield microencapsulated nutrients have a protective coating called a matrix applied around the nutrients core. The matrix keeps the active ingredient locked in and stabilized.
Microencapsulation enhances the impact and function of nutrients in a variety of ways, including masking odors and flavors, improving stability, controlling color intensity, converting oils to powders and delaying the release of nutrient. These ingredients are commonly used in dietary supplements, bars, cereals, snacks, powder drink mixes, beverages, infant nutrition, and medical food, to name a few. Methods used include core and shell encapsulation and matrix encapsulation.
UniTrit triturated nutrients are standardized on a carrier for homogeneous delivery of nutrients.
Trituration allows for easier distribution in the final blend and for ease of scaling. Triturated Nutrients can be customized to any level of active to carrier ratio or percentage. The process assures correct dosage and prevention of costly overages and errors. Ideal for dietary supplements and foods.